The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Sage Group PLC.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
England / South East
Rank 233 244 248
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +4
Contract jobs citing Sage 7 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.11% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.23% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 1
Median daily rate £363 £297 £170
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.05% +74.70%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £331 £400
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -17.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3576 3962 4462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 49.98% 47.44% 48.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 2062 2207 2336
Median daily rate £410 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.49% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 219 217
Median hourly rate £19.00 £37.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.33% +115.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.70 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.33 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Sage
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Sage across the South East region.

Sage Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Sage
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Sage across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017.

Sage Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Sage
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Sage across the South East region.

Sage Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Sage
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +11 2 £494 +75.55% 8
Hampshire +10 2 £344 +10.53% 1
West Sussex - 2 £325 -
Surrey - 1 - - 2
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for Sage.

1 16 (76.19%) ERP
2 14 (66.67%) Finance
3 8 (38.10%) SAP
3 8 (38.10%) Sage X3
4 6 (28.57%) Oracle
4 6 (28.57%) Advertising
4 6 (28.57%) NetSuite
5 5 (23.81%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
6 4 (19.05%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (19.05%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (19.05%) Infor
6 4 (19.05%) Workday
7 3 (14.29%) AAT
7 3 (14.29%) Sage 200
7 3 (14.29%) ACCA
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 3 (14.29%) SQL
7 3 (14.29%) CRM
7 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (14.29%) CIMA
8 2 (9.52%) CMS
8 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.52%) Migration
8 2 (9.52%) Content Management
8 2 (9.52%) Document Management
8 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
8 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
8 2 (9.52%) Adobe

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.52%) CMS
1 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.76%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (4.76%) InDesign
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Sage X3
2 5 (23.81%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (19.05%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (19.05%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (14.29%) Sage 200
5 2 (9.52%) Line 500
6 1 (4.76%) Line 50
6 1 (4.76%) Sage 50
6 1 (4.76%) Sage MMS
6 1 (4.76%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Intranet
1 1 (4.76%) LAN
1 1 (4.76%) Skype
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) WAN
1 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 1 (4.76%) MS Access
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 14 (66.67%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Advertising
3 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 2 (9.52%) Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) ERP Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) ERP Business Analyst
4 6 (28.57%) Finance Business Analyst
5 5 (23.81%) Systems Analyst
6 4 (19.05%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 3 (14.29%) Software Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) Consultant
8 2 (9.52%) ERP Support
8 2 (9.52%) IFS Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) IT Support
8 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
8 2 (9.52%) Sage Consultant
8 2 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (9.52%) Technical Manager
8 2 (9.52%) Technical Project Manager
9 1 (4.76%) Developer
9 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
1 1 (4.76%) ODBC
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Blog
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
1 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) ERP
2 4 (19.05%) Business Analysis
2 4 (19.05%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 2 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.52%) Content Management
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (9.52%) Document Management
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Procure-to-Pay
5 1 (4.76%) Change Control
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) Data Mapping
5 1 (4.76%) Financial Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) High Availability
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) SAP Implementation
5 1 (4.76%) SDLC
5 1 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) AAT
1 3 (14.29%) ACCA
1 3 (14.29%) CIMA
2 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) IIBA
3 1 (4.76%) ISEB
3 1 (4.76%) MCDBA
3 1 (4.76%) MCP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 6 (28.57%) NetSuite
2 6 (28.57%) Oracle
3 4 (19.05%) Infor
3 4 (19.05%) Workday
4 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (9.52%) Adobe
5 2 (9.52%) IFS
6 1 (4.76%) Apple
6 1 (4.76%) arcserve
6 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.76%) HEAT Software
6 1 (4.76%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.76%) Siemens